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Welcome to Bluefield ...

The town of Bluefield is located in Tazewell County.

The location of Bluefield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bluefield has a population of 4,882 people<2> (see below for details).

Bluefield is 2,480 feet [756 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Bluefield is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Bluefield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bluefield is located in the (276) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bluefield had a population of 5,444 people (or 12.08% of the total population of Tazewell County). This makes Bluefield the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Bluefield represents 0.07% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 62nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,444 people, the population of Bluefield increased 7.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,078 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bluefield had an population of 4,882 people. This is a decrease of 10.32% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.86% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bluefield.

Communities Also Named Bluefield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Bluefield - they are located in Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bluefield.

Communities near Bluefield ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bluefield.

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    • Princeton [Mercer County]

      • Princeton [Mercer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Bluefield
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    • Tazewell [Tazewell County]

      • Tazewell [Tazewell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Bluefield
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    • Athens [Mercer County]

      • Athens [Mercer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Bluefield
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    • Gary [McDowell County]

      • Gary [McDowell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Bluefield
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    • Pocahontas [Tazewell County]

      • Pocahontas [Tazewell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Bluefield
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    • Northfork [McDowell County]

      • Northfork [McDowell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Bluefield
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    • Bramwell [Mercer County]

      • Bramwell [Mercer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Bluefield
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    • Keystone [McDowell County]

      • Keystone [McDowell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Bluefield
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    • Matoaka [Mercer County]

      • Matoaka [Mercer County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Bluefield
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    • Anawalt [McDowell County]

      • Anawalt [McDowell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Bluefield
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bluefield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bluefield.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bluefield. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bluefield.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bluefield. See our Newspapers Page for Bluefield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bluefield ...

Looking for more information about Bluefield? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bluefield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bluefield.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Tazewell County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bluefield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bluefield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bluefield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bluefield) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bluefield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bluefield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bluefield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2353, Longitude: -81.2746       In this case, the coordinates for Bluefield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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